Notable Increases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity November 2016 - January 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity February 2016 - October 2016 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
WORLD Blooms, Billets and Slabs -- S 50,857 7,890 545%
CANADA Line Pipe -- C & A 7,869 1,951 303%
INDIA Line Pipe -- C & A 13,227 3,396 289%
ARGENTINA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 12,551 3,286 282%
TAIWAN Structural Shapes Heavy -- C & A 5,345 1,593 235%
CANADA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 6,154 2,456 151%
GREECE Line Pipe -- C & A 14,000 5,605 150%
KOREA Oil Country Goods -- C & A 52,639 22,306 136%
TURKEY Sheets Cold Rolled -- C & A 25,809 11,436 126%
KOREA Structural Pipe & Tube -- C & A 10,391 5,020 107%
WORLD Oil Country Goods -- C & A 133,683 77,358 73%
WORLD All Stainless Products 124,628 75,899 64%
WORLD Sheets & Strip-Electrical -- C & A 6,200 4,541 37%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified February 8, 2017, with Licensing data collected through January 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through December 2016.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant increase in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Any increases for which import levels had been reached between February 2015 and January 2016 have been eliminated
 
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes



Notable Decreases in SIMA's Steel Import Trends by Country and Product
 
Country names are links to corresponding SIMA graphs

Country Product Average monthly quantity November 2016 - January 2017 (metric tons) Average monthly quantity February 2016 - October 2016 (metric tons) Percent change from Historic to Current average quantity
KOREA Sheets Hot Rolled -- C & A 13,570 70,499 -81%

SOURCE: US Department of Commerce, Enforcement and Compliance, SIMA
Table last modified February 8, 2017, with Licensing data collected through January 2017 and
Final Census data compiled through December 2016.
 
A notable change is defined here by a significant decrease in the current three
month average quantity over the previous nine months average quantity;
the program examines the largest importers within each product group.
Steel mill categories are defined by 10-digit HTS codes